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Breaking news: Amer sells Nikita and Bonfire

Breaking news: Amer sells Nikita and Bonfire

April 23, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Amer Sports has sold its Bonfire and Nikita brands. We have an interview with the new owner, and details about the go-forward plans for the brand.
Two Billabong operational executives depart

Two Billabong operational executives depart

April 22, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Two global operational executives at Billabong are exiting the company, SES has learned.
Details about Volcom and Electric's Q1 revenue results

Details about Volcom and Electric's Q1 revenue results

April 21, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
SES listened to the Kering earnings conference call today and we have some details about the brands' top line performance.
Zumiez's unique approach to executive pay

Zumiez's unique approach to executive pay

April 17, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Zumiez filed its annual proxy statement today. We have some interesting details about executive pay, major stockholders and the unique way Zumiez's evaluates its leaders.
Vans Global VP of Marketing on how Vans is globalizing the function

Vans Global VP of Marketing on how Vans is globalizing the function

April 16, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
A key strategic priority for Vans is also a top priority for many other companies in this space: How to create and maintain a truly global brand. Fara Howard shares how Vans is approaching the task.
SES Special: Vans President Kevin Bailey

SES Special: Vans President Kevin Bailey

April 15, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
An update on Vans initiatives that other industry companies are also striving to achieve: globalization, distribution segmentation, company retail expansion, and product extensions via sub branding. Also, reaching $2 billion and fighting off athletic.
Photos from Vestal Village near Coachella

Photos from Vestal Village near Coachella

April 13, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
The event has evolved from a small house party to a three-day extravaganza that includes up to 800 overnight campers, 1,000 day time party guests, musical performances all day and most of the night, free flowing drinks, and support from majors sponsors.
Zumiez delivers in March

Zumiez delivers in March

April 08, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Zumiez reported strong comp sales for March, and Blue Tomato continues to shine. We have the details.
Quiksilver restructures sales force

Quiksilver restructures sales force

April 03, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Quiksilver has restructured its Americas sales force in the wake of the departure of former CEO Andy Mooney last week. We have details, plus what one important retailer thinks of the recent management changes.
Quiksilver confirms Mooney was fired

Quiksilver confirms Mooney was fired

April 01, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Quiksilver confirmed that former CEO Andy Mooney was fired in a filing today with the SEC.
McKnight on Mooney's exit, go forward plans

McKnight on Mooney's exit, go forward plans

March 27, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
We spoke with Bob McKnight Friday about the departure of CEO Andy Mooney, some reasons behind the change and plans for the future.
SES analysis: What went right, and what went wrong during Mooney's tenure

SES analysis: What went right, and what went wrong during Mooney's tenure

March 27, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
For two years, SES has been talking to former and current Quik employees and key retailers about Mooney’s strategies, and listened to every conference call since he became CEO. Some themes emerged over time from all those conversations and our reporting.
Andy Mooney exits Quiksilver - Pierre Agnes named CEO

Andy Mooney exits Quiksilver - Pierre Agnes named CEO

March 27, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
After a tumultuous two years, Andy Mooney exits Quiksilver, and long time Quiksilver executives take over the leadership of the company.
REI records solid 2014

REI records solid 2014

March 24, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Industry customer REI reported this week that total sales grew 9.9% to $2.2 billion in 2014.
Quiksilver sales veteran departs

Quiksilver sales veteran departs

March 23, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Quiksilver sales veteran Deanna Jackson has left the company, SES has learned.
A look at Nixon's London store

A look at Nixon's London store

March 23, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
A visit to Nixon's London store.
Brad Steward exits Neff

Brad Steward exits Neff

March 18, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Brad Steward, who joined Neff in mid-January as President, has exited the company, SES has confirmed.
Quiksilver works to win back the core market

Quiksilver works to win back the core market

March 17, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Lots of details about Quiksilver's Q1 results, plus what Andy Mooney had to say about winning back the core market. Also, a breakdown of wholesale, retail, and ecommerce results by region, and results for the Quiksilver, DC, and Roxy brands.
Outdoor Tech makes noise in growing accessories category

Outdoor Tech makes noise in growing accessories category

March 17, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
After seeing the company’s jam-packed booth at SIA this year, we followed up with CEO and Founder Caro Krissman to find out more about how the brand started and where it is going.
Zumiez's outlines grand vision for Blue Tomato, comments on Q4 results, 2015 store plans

Zumiez's outlines grand vision for Blue Tomato, comments on Q4 results, 2015 store plans

March 12, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
All the details from a newsy Zumiez conference call discussing Q4 and 2014 results, and plans for 2015.
Luxottica outlines plans for Oakley growth

Luxottica outlines plans for Oakley growth

March 06, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Luxottica executives commented several times on Oakley’s performance and future plans during the company’s annual meeting in Milan this week. SES watched a video replay of the meeting and compiled some interesting information.
Spy details Q4 and 2014 results

Spy details Q4 and 2014 results

March 06, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Details about how Spy performed in Q4 and for all of 2014.
Stance raises $50 million

Stance raises $50 million

March 05, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Stance has raised another $50 million as it prepares to launch underwear later this year, according to a story in the Wall Street Journal.
Safilo comments on Smith's 2014 results

Safilo comments on Smith's 2014 results

March 05, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Smith owner Safilo Group commented on the brand’s 2014 performance today. Smith's role at Safilo has gained in importance of late.
Zumiez records solid February, Blue Tomato shines

Zumiez records solid February, Blue Tomato shines

March 05, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Some say February is a dead month in retail, but not for Zumiez and Blue Tomato.